SUMMERSIDE – A fundraiser to support the Prince County Hospital Foundation, Grass Roots and Cowboy Boots takes place in Eastlink Arena at Credit Union Place in Summerside Saturday night.
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Scotiabank is ready to take your call. Georgia Ellis (right), manager of Scotiabank in Summerside, and Nathan Archibald (left), senior client relationship manager - Agriculture, will be joined by colleagues from Scotiabank branches all over Prince County to take calls at the Grass Roots and Cowboy Boots fundraising dinner and auction Saturday night from 7 to 9 p.m., live on Eastlink TV.
It begins with a social at 4:30 p.m., lobster dinner at 5:30 p.m., followed by a live auction and entertainment leading into the live telecast at 7 p.m. on Eastlink TV.
Once again Islanders can watch from home and phone in donations to the program as the Prince County Hospital Foundation fundraiser takes place. This year the foundation needs to raise $1.3 million for priority medical equipment for the Prince County Hospital.
Phone lines will open at 7 p.m. Saturday night; call 724-3402 during the telecast to donate or to purchase a ticket on the draw for a new Dodge Dart, donated by Summerside Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.
Event organizer, Warren Ellis, is hoping to raise the largest amount to date with this event.
“We are truly thankful to all of those who call in, to all of our volunteers and to Eastlink for televising the event.”
The event, now in its fifth year, has raised nearly $700,000 for Prince County Hospital Foundation’s equipment fund since inception.
The evening’s entertainment will include the Johnny Oliver Band, Mystic, Milk and Honey, Full Circle and the Somerset Dance Studio.